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Sales Operations Analytics Manager

Reference
1719453
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
Chandler, AZ, 85286, USA
Expiry Date
24/02/2018
Sales Operations Analytics Manager Description At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into lapto...

Job Description

Sales Operations Analytics Manager

Description

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that suppose and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology – and each other to surpass these boundaries – we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

Sales Operations is a strategic, growing and high priority area for Pearson. Sales Operations has 3 goals: 1) Drive salesforce productivity and effectiveness; 2) Deliver strategic insights to sales leaders to facilitate data-driven decision making and informed business management; 3) Drive a world class sales experience for our customers.

The Sales Operations Manager is a key role in the organization. This role is responsible for sales crediting, sales crediting rules, and goal setting for the sales organization.

The Sales Operations Manager will work closely with finance, sales leadership and support teams. This individual will be an expert in understanding sales models, metrics, territory management and process flow improvement.

Role Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Manage sales crediting. Ensure timely exchange of monthly data among business partners, calculate eligibility, fields inquiries from sales colleagues, and initiates data investigation and communicates resolution.
  • Interact with all levels of management on sales crediting, issues and resolution
  • Identify, track and report on key operating metrics across a variety of teams and internal stakeholders
  • Manage territory alignment process in salesforce.com
  • Assist in the annual sales goal setting process
  • Recommend and drive process improvements

Skills and Competencies

  • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly and be flexible and adaptable to change management within processes and/or applications
  • Strong customer service and teamwork skills; professional demeanor to maintain and enhance relationships
  • Understand upstream and downstream linkages of processes
  • Ability to interpret and apply complex sales crediting rules, critically analyze data, make recommendations to improve processes and systems
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Highly organized with the ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment

Qualifications

  • A solid background in data analysis and/or Business Planning (Operations) or financial analysis is required
  • The candidate will need to employ project management abilities with problem-solving, communication and analytical skills
  • Experience working with salesforce.com is required
  • Knowledge of Oracle, OBIEE and Business Objects are a plus
  • Experience working with large complex data sets
  • Working knowledge of sales territory management
  • Power Microsoft Excel user, knowledge of database and sales support software applications. Strong analytical skills required
  • Must have excellent organizational skills, detail oriented, and able to perform repetitive tasks with extremely high accuracy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with diverse groups, executives, managers and subject matter experts.
  • B.S. or equivalent experience in business, finance, or related discipline.
  • Education Industry background a plus

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: US-AZ-Chandler

Work Locations: US-AZ-Chandler-3075 West Ray 3075 W Ray Rd Park at San Tan Chandler 85226

Job: Sales

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Dec 5, 2017

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1719453